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Sewer Upgrades Closing Sunshine Drive in Crooked Lake Park for Two Months

Published: December 1, 2023

Bartow, Fla. (Dec. 1, 2023) — New sewer main and lift station construction will close Sunshine Drive in the Crooked Lake Park neighborhood south of Lake Wales for two months starting Monday, December 4. Sunshine Drive will be closed to through traffic at the intersection with U.S. Highway 27. Sunshine Drive residents can access their homes via connecting crossroads from First Avenue North. Minor backups and delays at the First Avenue North and U.S. Highway 27 intersection are possible during morning peak hour traffic.

Other active roadway construction projects continue to affect traffic countywide. Motorists should always drive carefully, be alert to crews and equipment, and obey detour signs and flaggers. For further details, call Bill Skelton with the Polk County Roads & Drainage Division at (863) 535-2200.


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